"advises" in the verb sense
1. rede, advise, counsel
give advice to
"The teacher counsels troubled students"
"The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
2. advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize
inform (somebody) of something
"I advised him that the rent was due"
3. propose, suggest, advise
make a proposal, declare a plan for something
"the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
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